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by Jane Dawkins
Life is over for Louisa Bryson. It has been a year since David-her fianc, from whom she had been inseparable since childhood-was killed in a tragic accident, only days before their wedding. She is still inconsolable and resigned to a life of mourning her one and only love. Two men, one of them her fianc's brother, the other a stranger with an unusual past, both yearn to re ...more
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I wish to preface my review by saying, I do not read romantic novels nor are particularity interested in the Jane Austin style of which this book is written. But, I made an exception and did enjoyed “Lulie”. The story is about a very believable young woman named Louisa (Lulie) Bryson, so bereaved by the death of her fiancé and childhood friend David’s tragic unexpected death, that life has ceased to exist outside their time together. The book is set in the English countryside in the early 1800’s ...more
Grew on me as I went. Her Elizabeth Darcy letters caught me right away whereas this one took a little time. Still, I'm about a page away from the end and have enjoyed it. All the more as Lulie got out into the world and stopped wallowing, even though she thought she Was still wallowing.